It started with fireworks over a leaky teepee and morphed into a grand star-spangled festival of music, food and a festively lit-up sky over the Intracoastal Waterway.
And as 4th on Flagler celebrates its 25th anniversary today as the City of West Palm Beach’s premiere holiday event — and probably the biggest Independence Day celebration in Palm Beach County — some of the people who were there back in the day reflect on how far it’s come.
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IF YOU GO
4th on Flagler
When: Today, 5 to 10 p.m. West Palm Beach Waterfront. Event is free to the public, with food and parking additional. Music starts at 5 p.m., culminating with headliners Riverdown at 9 p.m. and the fireworks at 9:55 p.m. For more information, go to WPB.org.